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Civilian agencies would see a 16% spending boost under Biden's 2022 budget

Nearly all civilian agencies would see double-digit spending increases next year, according to the Biden administration’s 2022 budget request, which officials previewed Friday.

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OPM launches employee survey initiative to update job competency models

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Commerce Department builds out supply chain resilience in 2022 budget

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Army reimagining the way it uses, modernizes its technology and infrastructure

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Watch DoD Cloud Exchange - on demand!

If you missed any of our exclusive, three-day special event with Defense Department industry experts, have no fear. You can catch up on all the insights with feds and vendors in the DoD Cloud Exchange Archive, like this conversation between Dave Zukowski, a principal technical consultant for public sector at Akamai, and Federal News Network's Jason Miller about the MilCloud platform.

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Assessment dashboard shows why federal hiring is so difficult

As agencies attempt to use more skills-based assessments to vet job candidates, a dashboard shows just how difficult finding and choosing qualified talent is with today’s federal hiring system.

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Military suicides increased in all components in 2020

The number of suicides in the military went up during an unusually stressful year.

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OMB blocks sale of National Archives facility listed as underutilized, citing tribal records

The Office of Management and Budget is pulling its approval to sell one of a dozen high-value underutilized federal properties identified by an independent board last year.

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5 strategies for achieving an integrated delivery ecosystem

Federal agencies may face challenges with digital modernization. So how can they make the right decisions to best accomplish their mission? The answer may be an integrated delivery ecosystem.

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COVID vaccine access for feds varies among agencies

Some federal employees are receiving COVID-19 vaccines through their agencies, but for others, they must wait until their state and local governments make doses available.

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OMB turns up scrutiny of agency network, telecom modernization efforts

Vendors on the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions program say solicitations and awards picked up pace over the last few months, but some are taking much longer than necessary putting the transition at risk.

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EPA is the latest agency to roll back Trump's workforce policies

The Environmental Protection Agency and American Federation of Government Employees will revert back to some policies from a 2007 contract while they negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.

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HHS QSMO sees $6B more in grants handled through shared services this year

While HHS grants QSMO program office won’t reach full maturity until 2030, the agency is already seeing its work paying off.

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Defense News

Defense contractors explore new ways to develop systems faster and cheaper

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Military suicides rose in 2020, especially in reserve forces

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How the Army is starting to think differently about the Arctic

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Pay & Benefits

Retirement claims backlog continues to rise, exceeding January’s 8-year record

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EPA details plans to restore collective bargaining with largest employee union

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Technology

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Should the government reinforce its plan for a backup global positioning system?

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Defense contractors explore new ways to develop systems faster and cheaper

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Workforce

OPM launches employee survey initiative to update job competency models

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Agencies struggle to find qualified talent through public job postings, even with skills assessments

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